October 26, 2016
Categories: Good News
Pilot program for correctional facilities gives returning citizens a chance in Detroit.
Mayor Mike Duggan has announced the launch of a new job training program created specifically to transition inmates currently held in local corrections facilities into well-paying careers when they are released. Statistics show that unemployment among returning citizens is 76 percent in Wayne County.
The new programs, announced during the Mayor’s visit to the Detroit Reentry Center on Ryan Road in Detroit, provides in-facility training in environmental employment, culinary arts, and hi-lo operation. The training programs have been selected because they are on career paths where there is steady or growing demand for workers.
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